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Bharat Jodo Yatra: Sachin Pilot joins Rahul Gandhi in Kerala

Rahul Gandhi resumed Bharat Jodo Yatra from Madavana near here after paying floral tributes to social reformer Sree Narayana Guru, with senior leader Sachin Pilot joining him in the foot march.

PTI Reported By: PTI Kochi Published on: September 21, 2022 14:30 IST
Rahul Gandhi Bharat Jodo Yatra
Image Source : PTI Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during the 14th day of partys Bharat Jodo Yatra in Kochi, Kerala.

Highlights

  • The Wayanad MP was joined by other senior state Congress leaders, began the 14th day of the yatra.
  • The padayatra started at 6:45 am from Madavana and the Yatris will be walking 13 kms in the morning.
  • The Congress' Bharat Jodo Yatra will cover a distance of 3,570 km in 150 days.

Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday resumed his party's Bharat Jodo Yatra from Madavana near here after paying floral tributes to social reformer Sree Narayana Guru, with senior leader Sachin Pilot joining him in the foot march. The Wayanad MP was accompanied by others including senior state Congress leaders, as he began the 14th day of the yatra.

"An inspiring start to the day. Offered my tributes to the great spiritual leader, philosopher, and social reformer, Sree Narayana Guru whose teachings of equality are key to the idea of #BharatJodoYatra," Gandhi tweeted. The Congress leader also shared a photograph of him praying before a portrait of Sree Narayana Guru. "Day 14 of #BharatJodoYatra started with @RahulGandhi paying floral tributes to Sree Narayana Guru. 

The padayatra started at 6:45 am from Madavana and the Yatris will be walking 13 km in the morning till Edapally. @SachinPilot joined the Yatra today," AICC general secretary in charge of communications Jairam Ramesh tweeted. The second leg of the yatra for the day will begin at 5 pm from the Kalamassery municipal office and conclude at the Paravoor junction.

The Congress' Bharat Jodo Yatra will cover a distance of 3,570 km in 150 days. It started from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 7 and will conclude in Jammu and Kashmir. The yatra, which entered Kerala on the evening of September 10, will go through the state covering a distance of 450 km, touching seven districts over a period of 19 days before entering Karnataka on October 1.

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Also read: Congress' 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' should have started from Gujarat: Prashant Kishor

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